"Obviously, the less publicity I'm able to achieve in California...the more I'm able to continue to send the message that my head and heart's right here in Texas." CNN, 5/12/98
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To give a pledge or security for the performance of anything; as to wage or gage deliverance; to wage law, etc. This word is but little used.
A compensation given to a hired person for his or her services.